With autumn chill is in the air, the leaves are starting to turn from the lush greens of summer to the spectacular reds, oranges and yellows of fall.

America offers no shortage of scenic drives … and the big front window of your tow vehicle or motorhome can become front row seating to nature’s big show! Some RVers can enjoy the changing seasons by literally following the fall colors as they travel from summer playgrounds in the north, to winter RV campgrounds in the south.


Fall Foliage Tours

These offer opportunities to explore America’s small towns. Stop along the way to stroll down Main Street, check out the shops and sample homemade pie and coffee at the local diner. Making time to enjoy unique experiences is one of the joys of RV travel. As you’re cruising through the autumn splendor, watch for farm stands selling just-pressed cider and homemade donuts. Every turn in the road is an adventure when you go RVing!



  1. Leaf peepers who want to know where the fall colors are peaking can follow autumn’s progress on the Fall Colors Map posted on the U.S. Forest Service website.
  2. Another excellent Fall Foliage Map can be found on the Weather Channel.

Some Top Locations

New Hampshire Lakes Region and Vermont’s Green Mountains through late October.

The Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York through mid-October and the Cape May area in southeast New Jersey from late October to early November.

Lake Geneva in Wisconsin in mid-October and the Hocking Hills of southern Ohio in late October.

McKenzie Pass in Oregon through mid-October and the Leavenworth, Washington area through late November.

Northern New Mexico’s Enchanted Circle through mid-October.

The full list with a photo gallery can be found here: http://living.msn.com/life-inspired/life-unleashed/the-best-fall-foliage-in-the-us

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